ITSC 1301: Chapter 7 Quiz

The original Internet was called:
ARPANET
The web is made up of __________, which links text or other objects such as images.
Hypertext
________ is the data transfer rate of a network: measured in kilobits per second (Kbps), megabits per second (Mbps), or gigabits per second (Gbps).
Bandwidth
Which technology uses telephone lines to carry digital signals?
DSL
You can view multiple webpages in most browsers using:
Tabs
A(n) ________ is optimized for a small-screen device.
mobile browser
Examples of restricted TLDs (top-level domains) are:
.gov and .edu
The ________ enables you to type a URL in your browser instead of an IP address.
DNS (Domain Name System)
A ________ is a search engine that searches other search engines.
metasearch
Check the ________ on a website for the credentials of the author or organization
All the above
The web was developed in 1991 by Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA).
False
The Internet is just one way that information moves on the webThe Internet is just one way that information moves on the web.
False
You can access the Internet2 through your home ISP.
False
Internet service providers (ISPs) are companies that offer Internet access.
True
With a dial-up connection, you use your regular phone lines to connect to the Internet.
True
Most information on the web is in the form of basic HTML webpages.
True
Microsoft Silverlight is a popular web browser.
False
It’s necessary to type https:// when entering a URL in your browser.
False
Every device on the Internet must have a unique IP address.
True
Much of the Internet consists of user-generated content that should be critically evaluated.
True
The backbone of the Internet is composed of numerous ______ points around the world.
internet exchange points
The _____ is the part of the Internet that uses hypertext to connect pieces of information.
hyperlink???
_____ is making calls over the Internet, instead of standard telephone lines.
Voice over IP
The _____ is a network designed for education, research, and collaboration.
Internet2
Internet access that exceeds 10 Mbps is considered _____
broadband
_____ uses radio waves to provide wireless high-speed network connections
Wi-Fi
A _____ is a program that interprets HTML to display webpages.
web browser
A _____ plug-in is a third-party program that extends the functionality of a browser.
plug-in
A _____, or a web address, consists of three main parts: protocol, domain name, and top-level domain.
URL
An _____ is a unique numeric address assigned to each node on a network.
IP address